Limited Editions Club - Le Morte Darthur. The Story of King Arthur & of His Noble Knights.

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Le Morte Darthur. The Story of King Arthur & of His Noble Knights of the Round Table. Written by Sir Thomas Malory, first printed by William Caxton, now modernised, as to spelling and punctuation, by A.W. Pollard, illustrated with wood engravings by Robert Gibbings. Three volumes, 4to, 31cm, pp.xv[1], 221[3], pp.268[4], pp.272[4], Printed at the Golden Cockerel Press, London, for The Limited Editions Club, New York, 1936.

Set in Monotype Perpetua and printed on Dickinson Mills paper. Number 1,328 of 1,500 sets signed by Robert Gibbings. Each page of text has a wood engraving made up from 63 blocks in a variety of combinations. Bound in royal blue linen, the boards covered with white paper printed in blue with an all-over design of King Arthur's shield; spines lettered in gold. Cloth slipcase, some loss to printed label. A very good to fine set.

(Macy 83, Kirkus 54)

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